College Publishers Take Hit in March, Still Ahead for the Year

May 2007
Educational Marketer;5/28/2007, Vol. 38 Issue 11, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports on the sales of college textbooks in the U.S. for March 2007. According to the American Publishing Association, the industry posted $194.6 million in value of returns, an 11% increase from the same month from the previous year. $324.3 million in returns was also recorded for the first quarter, a 6.7% increase in the same quarter from the previous year. Net sales also increased to #201.2 million, $13.1% higher than the previous year.


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